David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Medical Ethics 4 (2):64-70 (1978)
This paper is based on two presentations under the auspices of thf Edinburgh Medical Group in 1976. Dr Noble and Professor Mason, explore the incidence of incest and society's attitudes to it from legal, anthropological, medical and social viewpoints. They place this in a world context by looking at the universal prohibition of incest and the theories related to that taboo. In conclusion, they suggest that there seem to be sufficient sensible grounds on which to base a reappraisal of attitudes to incest. Their conclusions are in turn appraised by brief commentaries from a moral philospher and a psychiatrist
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jeffrey Sebo (2006). The Ethics of Incest. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 13 (1):48-55.
Vera Bergelson (2013). Vice is Nice But Incest is Best: The Problem of a Moral Taboo. [REVIEW] Criminal Law and Philosophy 7 (1):43-59.
Jerome Neu (1976). What is Wrong with Incest? Inquiry 19 (1-4):27 – 39.
Nancy Potter (1995). The Severed Head and Existential Dread: The Classroom as Epistemic Community and Student Survivors of Incest. Hypatia 10 (2):69 - 92.
Courtney M. Cahill, Same-Sex Marriage, Slippery Slope Rhetoric, and the Politics of Disgust: A Critical Perspective on Contemporary Family Discourse and the Incest Taboo.
Christian kerslake (2004). Rebirth Through Incest. Angelaki 9 (1):135 – 157.
S. J. Harrison (1996). Mythological Incest: Catullus 88. Classical Quarterly 46 (02):581-.
R. Makarius & E. P. Halperin (1960). The Incest Prohibition and Food Taboos. Diogenes 8 (30):41-61.
Alfred Owen Aldridge (1951). The Meaning of Incest From Hutcheson to Gibbon. Ethics 61 (4):309-313.
C. Farrelly (2008). The Case for Re-Thinking Incest Laws. Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (9):e11-e11.
Peter Hadreas (2002). Phenomenology and the Incest Taboo. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 33 (2):203-222.
R. Higgs (1985). Mum's the Word: Confidentiality and Incest. Journal of Medical Ethics 11 (2):100-104.
George F. Franko (1995). Incest and Ridicule in the Poenulus of Plautus. Classical Quarterly 45 (01):250-.
Johan Tralau (2013). Incest and Liberal Neutrality. Journal of Political Philosophy 21 (1):87-105.
Sheila L. Ager (2005). Familiarity Breeds: Incest and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. Journal of Hellenic Studies 125:1-34.
Added to index2010-09-13
Total downloads21 ( #134,685 of 1,724,752 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #167,193 of 1,724,752 )
How can I increase my downloads?